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  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced a series of public meetings for the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP).  The Corps proposes an above-ground wetland attenuation feature (WAF) and several aquifer storage & recovery (ASR) wells in an […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is accepting comments on the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP). USACE proposes an above-ground wetland attenuation feature (WAF) and several aquifer storage & recovery (ASR) wells in an area north of the lake. […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday announced more than $200,000 in Mohawk River watershed grants for six projects. According to the DEC, the grants, funded by the state’s Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency, and create recreational opportunities for watershed communities, all goals outlined in the […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week awarded three grants totaling nearly $1 million for programs in New York’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Funding for the grants is provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. DEC’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program administers the grants. The grants are for […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District, LA County Department of Public Works, and the Ventura County Watershed Protection District have partnered together to prepare a feasibility study to support comprehensive flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and other water resources decision-making throughout the Santa Clara River Watershed. An array of multi-purpose alternatives will be prepared with the […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program announced that its final report on the health of wetlands located in Kent County’s Leipsic River Watershed and Little Creek area has been given a C+ grade for their current condition, with opportunity for improvement. Tidal wetlands in the watersheds were in the best health of the four types […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) are the organizers of today’s Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. The meeting will enable federal, state and local agencies and tribal governments to provide their input into the project. PDT meeting, taking place today February 15th 2017, […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed (LOW) project will take place today, January 18, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, informs. The main goal of these meetings is to enable federal, state and local agencies and tribal governments to provide their input into the LOW restoration scheme. Comprehensive Everglades Restoration […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced state grant funds for two river restoration efforts in Chester and Halifax. “These projects will enable these water bodies to be restored to their natural state, improving ecological conditions and allowing wildlife to thrive,” said Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has entered into a Feasibility Cost Share Agreement with Lake County, Ohio initiating an Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study on the Arcola Creek Watershed. The purpose of the study is to address ecological problems and needs associated with the Arcola Creek watershed; and to develop a plan to […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host an open house to discuss and gather public input regarding a critical restoration project within the Ten Mile Creek Watershed near Peoria, Illinois. The meeting is scheduled for June 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Germantown Hills, Illinois. The critical restoration project is part of the […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and six of his Senate colleagues yesterday introduced the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2015 to restore and preserve the Delaware River watershed. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (both D-N.Y.), and Robert Casey (D-Penn.), will strengthen […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds. The five-year Maumee River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative has been awarded $3.69 million and brings together a diverse coalition of 10 public and private organizations […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Friday, January 30 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Kimbell Center at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project aims to restore and sustain the overall quantity, quality, timing, […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Company recently met with 2013 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their work to restore streams and watersheds.  “Watershed and stream restoration projects play a significant role in improving public health, providing additional recreational opportunities and boosting […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $13 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State to partner with the America Farmland Trust to implement conservation projects in the Delaware River Basin watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Mohican River watershed in north-central Ohio is in good condition, according to an Ohio EPA draft water quality report about the watershed. The Agency is accepting comments on the draft report until January 5, 2015. Stream data was collected throughout the watershed in 2007. The draft report includes conclusions from the data analysis and […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd yesterday released the 2014 update to the Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan. The plan, first issued in 2007, focuses on water quality improvements, ecological restoration and enhancing valuable natural resources. The update outlines the numerous initiatives DEP has undertaken, along with state and federal partner […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has begun an Initial Watershed Assessment (IWA) for the Scioto River Basin under the authority of Section 729 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, to better define the water resources related problems and opportunities within the Scioto River Basin. The IWA serves to not only […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Blanchard River Watershed Study remains the No. 1 priority project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District. “This study has taken an unrelenting effort to get to this point. On the Federal side, the authorities, policies, and funding amounts under which we have conducted the study have varied through the years,” […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand last week introduced legislation that would improve and preserve the overall wellness of the Delaware River watershed. The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2014, cosponsored by Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons (both D-Del.), Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), and Robert Casey (D-Penn.), strengthens the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.) and five of their Senate colleagues yesterday introduced legislation that would improve and preserve the overall wellness of the Delaware River watershed. The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2014, co-sponsored by Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (both D-N.Y.), […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld yesterday announced nearly $5 million in EPA grants to state and local agencies to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed at a ceremony held at Breuner Marsh, one of the sites to receive federal restoration grant funding. The ceremony was […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American Farmland Trust announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed Coordinator for a new outreach program to farmers designed to reduce sediments and nutrient runoff in the Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. “The Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed is considered an impaired watershed under […]

  • 2 April 2014

    On Friday April 4, representatives from more than 100 groups – public and private, environmental and economic, regulatory and academic – will gather at the Academy of Natural Sciences to discuss the Delaware River and its surrounding watershed, so vital to the region. From 8:00 to 4:00 attendees will get to hear presentations and participate […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Awards totaling $95,000 have been distributed for environmental projects that protect, restore and enhance shorelines and habitat in Central Washington. Benefits will be felt in watersheds in Benton, Chelan, Kittitas, and Okanogan counties. Funds are disbursed from the Terry Husseman Account, created in memory of Terry Husseman, a former division director of state Department of […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, published an announcement of its intent to accept funds from the Wild Rice Watershed District for the purpose of expediting Corps review and approval of a modification of a portion of the existing Corps of Engineers Wild Rice – Marsh River channelization project located near the […]